I am product director at Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). I am the product owner for IllinoisLegalAid.org and manage our team of three remote software engineers and scrummaster as well as our on-site User Experience Research Coordinator and work collaboratively with our program director, content director, partners & other stakeholders to determine and implement our technical roadmap.
I served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project while it was a nonprofit coorporation (it has since become a project of Northwest Justice Project). I have a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and supporting concentration in Computer Science from Angelo State University and a J.D. from DePaul University's College of Law.
- Software project management
- Business analysis
- Data analytics & evaluation
- User requirements, user experience, and user testing
- Agile and Scrum
- Apache Solr
- XML, JSON, REST
- Software testing, including Behat
- Database design and development
- Rapid prototyping and wireframing
- Legal tech